Presentation on theme: "St. Vincent General Information By: Aubree & Taryn."— Presentation transcript:
St. Vincent General Information By: Aubree & Taryn
Location: Saint Vincent is a volcanic island located in the Caribbean Sea. It is the island is between Saint Lucia and Grenada.
Geography: The island is only 18 miles long and 11 miles wide The island was dominated in 1812 and 1902 by an erupting volcano Saint Vincent is one of the few places that has black and white sand beaches
History: The island was originally called Hairouna Columbus then named it Saint Vincent since it was discovered on a special feast day Saint Vincent and The Grenadines were granted independence on October 27, 1979
Fun Facts: Only about 100,000 people live on the island Made of volcanic mountains English and French colony The literacy rate is 88.1% Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl was filmed in Saint Vincent in 2002